Enhance spatial thinking skills across scientific domains with our practical Contour Map Lab Kit. Geared toward learners of all ages, this kit provides an engaging hands-on experience to demystify contour maps, a crucial tool for geologists, geographers, meteorologists, and more.
1. Tangible Understanding: Navigate the complexities of contour maps with ease. Our kit introduces 3D printed topography models of real-world landscapes. By physically interacting with these models, learners bridge the gap between abstract concepts and practical application.
2. Universal Application: From young learners to college students, this kit is adaptable to diverse age groups and skill levels. Educators can harness its versatility to explore a variety of STEM topics from mathematics to geography.
3. Interactive Learning: Create dynamic learning with interactive classroom activities. Students fill the area around the model with water at precise intervals, trace the water-land boundary onto a transparent plate, and watch a contour map materialize. This provides a direct mapping of 3D to 2D in a way sure to connect with students.
4. Comparative Analysis: Foster critical thinking by enabling students to compare map features across different topographies. From mountains to valleys and basin-and-range formations, these comparisons spark insightful discussions about the underlying patterns on two-dimensional maps.
Our economical kits suit any classroom budget and provide years of service. We have also developed a free lab activity guide to help spark the discussion in the classroom and help you get immediate feedback on your learners comprehension.
Dimensions Approximately: 7 in x 7 in x 4 in
Model Size: 5in x 5in
- 3D Printed Mountain Model
- Clear Container
- Binder Clips
- PDF Lab Activity
- Custom 3D Printed models made from biodegradable plastics.
- Includes lab activity guide
- Encourages an intuitive and tangible understanding of a complex topic
- WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Product contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.
- WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.